Gaby Pilson

Gaby is a professional outdoor educator, mountain guide, and survival expert with a passion for helping others be prepared for whatever might come their way. She is an expert rifle and firearms handler, thanks to her work in polar bear territory in the Arctic region and is an experienced wilderness medicine instructor/EMT.

Gaby Pilson
iodine and other medical supplies

Iodine and Iodide for Preppers. Setting Things Straight

Okay, we get it: Iodine and iodide sound like the exact same thing. So if you’ve been doing some research, you might be wondering, what exactly is the difference between the two substances? It turns out, you’re not alone. Many people struggle with the difference between iodine and iodide and many more don’t even know …

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Baofeng hanheld ham

How Far Can I Talk With My Ham Radio? Here’s the Max Distance

Ham radios are fantastic communication devices in SHTF situations where the internet, phone lines, and our other forms of communication just won’t work. But, just how far can you talk with your Ham radio? You can realistically get about 2-18 miles of range with a handheld Ham radio unless you have a particularly powerful base …

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